Trivest Partners Mergers and Acquisitions Summary

Private Equity Firm Profile

In the last 3 years, Trivest Partners has acquired 7 companies. It has also invested in 6 others.

Trivest Partners’ most common sectors for investment arebusiness services (17%) and healthcare services (7%) . The Firm’s most common investment types include buyout (lbo, mbo, mbi) (40%) and recapitalization (27%). In total, Trivest Partners has invested in 24 US states and 3 different countries.

In the last 3 years, Trivest Partners has exited 7 companies. The Firm’s most common exit type is secondary buyout (45%). Trivest Partners’ largest (disclosed) exit occurred in 2016 when it sold American Covers for $340M.

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M&A Summary

  • M&A Total Activity113
    • M&A Buy Activity79
    • M&A Sell Activity34
  • Total Sectors Invested 30
  • Total Countries Invested 3
  • M&A Buy/Sell Connections 24
  • M&A Advisors 12

Trivest Partners

Trivest Partners

550 South Dixie Highway, Suite 300,
Coral Gables, Florida 33146
United States
(305) 858-2200
www.trivest.com
info@trivest.com

Trivest is a private equity firm that invests in North American middle-market corporate acquisitions, recapitalizations, and growth capital financings. For platform investments, sectors of interest include niche manufacturing, value-added distribution, business services, and consumer products/services. The Firm seeks businesses with at least $4 million of EBITDA and valued between $20 and $250 million. Trivest prefers control-based situations but will also consider minority or co-investment opportunities. For add-on opportunities, Trivest will consider companies globally with valuations starting at $1 million. Trivest Partners was formed in 1981 and is based in Coral Gables, Florida.


Investment Criteria

Sectors of Interest: Apparel/Textiles, Building Materials, Business Services, Communications, Consumer Products, Consumer Services, Distribution, Electronics, Engineering, Environmental, Financial Services, Food, Franchising, Healthcare Services, Information Technology, Machinery, Manufacturing, Packaging, Plastics, Safety/Security

Target Transaction Types: Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI), Consolidation, Growth Capital, Recapitalization

Geographic Preferences: East US, Midwest US, South US, West US, Canada

Transaction Criteria Min Max
Target Revenue 20 -
Target EBITDA 4 -
Investment Size - -
Enterprise Value 20 250
values in millions of USD

M&A Summary

Buy vs Sell

Year ≤ '19 '20 '21 '22 '23 '24 T
Buy (4.2/yr) # 58 8 5 5 3 - 79
Sell (1.8/yr) # 25 2 5 - 2 - 34
vol $666M $666M
  113

Most Recent M&A

Company Date Value Type
ABC Amega, Inc. 2023-08-15 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Buffalo, New York · www.abc-amega.com
MGT of America Consulting LLC 2023-06-15 - Secondary Sale
Tampa, Florida · www.mgtconsulting.com
Lenworth Building Services Ltd. 2023-05-02 - Growth Capital
Mississauga, Ontario · www.lenworth.ca
Brothers National LLC 2023-02-27 - Merger
Manassas, Virginia · www.brothersnational.com
Total Sanitation Services 2023-02-14 - Consolidation
Woodstock, Ontario · www.totalsanitation.com
LMC Landscape Partners 2022-10-01 - Consolidation
Dallas, Texas · www.lmclandscapepartners.com
OpenRoad 2022-09-06 - Consolidation
Austin, Texas · www.openroadcollision.com
Thermal Concepts LLC 2022-05-31 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Davie, Florida · www.thermalconcepts.com
Creative Multicare, LLC 2022-01-07 - Growth Capital
Atlanta, Georgia · www.creativemulticare.com
Miami Beef Company, Inc. 2022-01-01 - Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI)
Miami, Florida · www.miamibeef.com
View All >>

Portfolio M&A

Company Acquired Add-On/Sale Date #
Novatech, Inc. 2017-08-02 Service Technologies - Copier/ Printer Division 2017-12-07 4
Nashville, Tennessee · www.novatech.net Los Angeles, California
GetixHealth LLC 2015-03-02 Grant & Weber Washington, Inc. - Early-Out Recovery Services Business 2015-07-09 3
Houston, Texas · www.getixhealth.com Calabasas, California

M&A by Sector

Sector Current # Value All-time # Value
Business Services 9 (24%) - 13 (16%) -
Consumer Products 1 (3%) - 5 (6%) -
Distribution 4 (11%) - 5 (6%) -
Healthcare Services 3 (8%) - 5 (6%) -
Environmental 2 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
Food 2 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
Information Technology 3 (8%) - 4 (5%) -
Manufacturing - - 4 (5%) -
Software 3 (8%) - 4 (5%) -
Automotive 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Consumer Services 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
Construction 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Electrical Equipment 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Engineering 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Franchising - - 2 (3%) -
Machinery 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
Safety/Security - - 2 (3%) -
Aerospace - - 1 (1%) -
Apparel/Textiles - - 1 (1%) -
Communications - - 1 (1%) -
E-Commerce 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Electronics - - 1 (1%) -
Energy Services and Equipment 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Marketing - - 1 (1%) -
Packaging - - 1 (1%) -
Plastics - - 1 (1%) -
Renewable Energy 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Staffing 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Technology Hardware - - 1 (1%) -
Transportation 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 - 79 -

Acquisitions By Geo

State/Country Current # Value All-time # Value
United States 32 (84%) - 69 (87%) -
  Florida 9 (24%) - 18 (23%) -
  Georgia 4 (11%) - 7 (9%) -
  New York 5 (13%) - 6 (8%) -
  Texas 4 (11%) - 4 (5%) -
  North Carolina 2 (5%) - 4 (5%) -
  Illinois 1 (3%) - 3 (4%) -
  California - - 3 (4%) -
  Wisconsin 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Tennessee 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Pennsylvania 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Minnesota 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Indiana 1 (3%) - 2 (3%) -
  Utah - - 2 (3%) -
  Ohio - - 2 (3%) -
  Oregon 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Arizona 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
  Virginia - - 1 (1%) -
  South Carolina - - 1 (1%) -
  New Jersey - - 1 (1%) -
  Mississippi - - 1 (1%) -
  Louisiana - - 1 (1%) -
  Kentucky - - 1 (1%) -
  Iowa - - 1 (1%) -
  Connecticut - - 1 (1%) -
Canada 5 (13%) - 9 (11%) -
  Ontario 4 (11%) - 8 (10%) -
  Quebec 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Argentina 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Domestic 32 (84%) - 69 (87%) -
Cross-border 6 (16%) - 10 (13%) -
Total 38 - 79 -

Acquisitions by Deal Type

Type Current # Value All-time # Value
Buyout (LBO, MBO, MBI) 11 (29%) - 31 (39%) -
Recapitalization 7 (18%) - 21 (27%) -
Growth Capital 11 (29%) - 17 (22%) -
Consolidation 6 (16%) - 6 (8%) -
Stake Purchase 2 (5%) - 3 (4%) -
Secondary Buyout 1 (3%) - 1 (1%) -
Total 38 - 79 -

Exits by Deal Type

Type Total # Value
Secondary Sale 15 (44%) 100M (15%)
Trade Sale - Public Company 8 (24%) 566M (85%)
Trade Sale 4 (12%) -
Merger 3 (9%) -
Bankruptcy 1 (3%) -
IPO 1 (3%) -
Shut Down 1 (3%) -
Stake Sale 1 (3%) -
Total 34 $666M

Top M&A Advisors

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2
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1
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1
Legal Deals
GreenbergTraurig
2
Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
2
Davis Polk & Wardwell
1

Deal Values

sell # Total
$100M to $1B 3 $566M
< $100M 1 $100M
TOTAL $666M
Largest American Covers, Inc. (dba Handstands)
$340M (2016-05-24)

M&A Connections

Deals
Acquired from
Investor(s)
1%
1 (1%)
Exited to
Investor(s)
47%
16 (47%)
Strategic(s)
44%
15 (44%)

FAQ

When was Trivest Partners founded?

Trivest Partners was founded in 1981.

What type of investor is Trivest Partners?

Trivest Partners is a private equity firm.

Where is Trivest Partners headquartered?

Trivest Partners is headquartered in Coral Gables, Florida.

How much capital does Trivest Partners have under management?

Trivest Partners has 4.5B USD under management.

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